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9-year-old boy severes hand while playing crackers

Wednesday, 1 October 2014.

KUANTAN: The left hand of a nine-year old pupil which was severely injured while playing with firecrackers last night may have to be amputated.

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Will the US be drawn into war?

By A JALIL HAMID - Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 08:16

ARE the air strikes in Syria last week the right long-term military approach to defeat the so-called Islamic State (IS) fighters who have seized control of a broad swathe of territory in the Middle East?

Latino gang strikes at another ATM

By ATIQA HAZELLAHAND HARIZ MOHD - Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 08:16

KUALA LUMPUR: AS police upped their ante in tracking down those behind the theft of more than RM3 million from automated teller machines (ATM), they discovered almost simultaneously yesterday that the gang behind the spree had struck again.

Banks boost security

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 08:16

KUALA LUMPUR: Customers of banks whose automated teller machines (ATM) were hit by a spate of hack-ing and theft can rest assured that their account balance and personal data have not been compromised.

RM148m stolen in global ATM heists

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 08:15

KUALA LUMPUR: A gang of international criminals stole from global banks US$45 million (RM147.8 million) within hours by hacking into a database of prepaid debit cards and cash machines last year, a foreign news agency reported.

Pupils resit 2 UPSR papers

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 08:15

KUALA LUMPUR: PARENTS who encouraged and prepared pupils for the resit of the Ujian Pencapaian Sekolah Rendah (UPSR) examination yesterday received praise from Second Education Minister Datuk Seri Idris Jusoh.

29 deaf pupils take it all in their stride

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 08:15

ALOR STAR: Despite their condition and the anxiety of having to resit the Ujian Pencapaian Sekolah Rendah (UPSR), 29 deaf pupils of Sekolah Kebangsaan Pendidikan Khas took it in their stride yesterday.

Teachers go the extra mile for students

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 08:15

KUANTAN: Two teachers of Sekolah Kebangsaan Sungai Mas in Sungai Lembing did all they could to persuade their Orang Asli pupils to attend the resit of the Ujian Pencapaian Sekolah Rendah’s (UPSR) Science and English papers yesterday.

Friday is D-Day for bus operators

By ALIZA SHAH - Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 08:14

KUALA LUMPUR: THE Land Public Transport Commission (SPAD) is expected to announce major changes in the way school bus operators operate and charge for their services this Friday.

‘Shalwati must wait to regain custody of kids’

By A. Azim Idris - Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 08:14

PUTRAJAYA: THE custodial rights of Malaysian couple Azizul Raheem Awalludin and Shalwati Nurshal, who served sentences in a Swedish prison for beating their children, will only be returned after due legal process, said Welfare Department director-general Datuk Noraini Mohd Hashim.

50pc fewer road deaths by 2020

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 08:13

BENTONG: The Transport Ministry is optimistic of halving the number of road fatalities within the next six years, said Transport Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai, adding that the target under the National Road Safety Index was for only two fatalities for every 10,000 vehicles.